Perhaps the most influential composer of the 20th century, and he wasnât a bad bandleader/pianist either! Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong â Dukeâs Place Ben Webster & Don Byas â Perdido James Carter â Sophisticated Lady World Saxophone Quartet â Take the âAâ Train Duke Ellington & Mahalia Jackson â Come Sunday Sarah Vaughn â Prelude to a Kiss Duke Ellington â New World A-Cominâ Charles Mingus â Mood Indigo Duke Ellington â Mississippi Duke Ellington â East St. Louis... Topics: Duke Ellington, Jazz
byDr. Frank Adams Sr., Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Heather Marie Payne
Dr. Frank Adams continues his discussion of playing at the Blue Note with the Duke Ellington Orchestra. He discusses the instrumentation of the band. Topics: Duke Ellington, Instrumentation, Jazz, Frank Adams
Dedicated to Maxwell Street, a region of Chicago I was raised in as child. with a song "in a sentimental mood" by Duke Ellington & John Coltrane Topics: Maxwell Street, Chicago, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane
El recorrido por un disco completo, en su época y su contexto. // En este capítulo, Duke Ellington meets Coleman Hawkins, de Duke Ellington y Coleman Hawkins, editado por Universal Music en 1963. Topics: Radionauta, Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, jazz
9:00p Duke Ellington: I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me - from The Duke: The Columbia Years 1927-1962 9:02p Duke Ellington: Don't Get Around Much Anymore - from The Duke: The Columbia Years 1927-1962 9:05p Duke Ellington: Something to Live For - from The Duke: The Columbia Years 1927-1962 9:10p Count Basie Orchestra: Like Young - from Swinging Singing Playing 9:14p J.J. Johnson with Kai Winding: Trixie - from The Great Kai & J. J. 9:19p Hank Jones: Ruby, My Dear - from Master... Topics: Duke Ellington, classic jazz, Conley, KXJZ
Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899-May 24, 1974), is one of both jazz and 20th Century's greatest bandleaders and composers. Leading his orchestra for 50 years, he first recorded in November 1924, when sound recording was beginning to change the way music was distributed. He made his last recordings in December 1973. 2014 marks the 115th Anniversary of the Duke's birth, an 2014 also is the 40th Anniversary of his passing, and the beginning of his legacy. In the past 40 years, there have been... Topics: Duke Ellington, jazz, radio, orchestra, recordings, composer, anniversary
"Mount Harissa" by Duke Ellington. With SG, bass, wurlitzer 200a, and Leatherpants playing dualing drum kits ala Party Favorites live recordings. Topics: Instrumental Quaalude, party favorites, leatherpants, duke ellington, mount harissa
Biographer Terry Teachout discussed his new book about Duke Ellington, the greatest jazz composer of the 20th century — and an impenetrably enigmatic personality whom no one, not even his closest friends, claimed to understand. This event took place on November 20, 2013 at the Central Library. Topics: Terry Teachout, Duke Ellington, author, "Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington", jazz,...
BEGGAR'S HOLIDAY by Duke Ellington performed by David Serero.This the only Broadway musical by Duke Ellington which was revived by David Serero in 2012. Video clip directed and produced by David Serero. Topics: david serero, duke ellington, beggar's holiday, beggar, opera, musical, broadway, video, clip
Two radio programs detailing the life and music of two great jazz sidemen. The first details Johnny Hodges, star alto-saxophonist of Duke Ellington's Orchestra for over 40 years. The second details Herman Trigger Alpert, upright bassist for Glenn Miller's civilian orchestra in 1941, and also in Glenn Miller's Army Air Force orchestra between 1943 and 1945. Later became a free-lance recording studio musician, then a photographer, and is nearly 96 years old as of this writing. UPDATE: On December... Topics: jazz, greats, sidemen, alto saxophone, bass, soloist, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller
78rpm recording on RCA Victor 27326-B, Duke Ellington and his famous Orchestra Vocal refrain by Herb Jeffries, FOX TROT (Flamenco), the master number is in my files. Also, I gave Herb a tape of this recording, some years back. Bobby Hollywood favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Herb Jeffries, Flamingo, Duke Ellington, Fox Trot, 1940's, Big Band
Fred and Portland head down to Allens' Alley to ask "How do you fell about Mayor La Guardia's return to private life?". Fred talks with Gregory Ratoff about what American radio shows would sound like in Russia. The program ends early, and listeners are transferred to the Cafe Zanzibar for the music of Duke Ellington and His Orchestra. Topics: Fred Allen Show, Fred Allen, Duke Ellington, Comedy, Music, Variety, Old Time Radio, OTR
Brought up in the legendary Washington family of singers and musicians, Harrison Kennedy is as fine a bluesman as you are ever going to hear. Indeed when he stopped by the Art Waves studio, he was fresh from bowling them over at the Memphis Blues Challenge. Tune in to hear why Harrison Kennedy has a right to sing the blues, and why doing so gives him--and his lucky audiences--so much joy. Topics: blues, songwriting, Lady Day, the Washington family, Jackie Washington, Duke Ellington, Sonny Terry...
This jazz concert was Emcee'd by Orson Welles and featured Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, the Nat "King" Cole Trio, and Woody Herman & his Orchestra. Here's an ad in Billboard http://books.google.com/books?id=cxgEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PT16 Topics: 1946, Woody Herman, Swing, Big Band, Duke Ellington, Orson Welles, Nat King Cole, Jazz
byDr. Frank Adams Sr., The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Heather Marie Payne
Dr. Frank Adams, Sr. recalls a gig with the Duke Ellington Orchestra at the "Blue Note" in the Loop in Chicago. The selection that this recollection is centered around is called "The Hawk Talks", by Louie Bellson. Topics: Dr. Frank Adams Sr., Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Duke Ellington, Louie Bellson, comedy, Classic Jazz
Composition by Paul Conneally written for a set of electronic instruments that were each built by the composer out of very small samples of early Duke Ellington recordings. Topics: Splacist, Splacism, Duke Ellington, Paul Conneally, Ambient, experimental, Acousto-electronic,...
LaJazzO MV - Organ Meets Bigband: Raising the Spirits of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn in PenzlinFestspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern https://www.facebook.com/262001453919930/photos/pb.262001453919930.-2207520000.1439293800./811727642280639/?type=3&theater Members: Besetzung 2015: Saxophone 1. Altsaxophon (Lead) Elisabeth Sooß, Neukloster 2. Altsaxophon Gerhild Vent, Satow 1. Tenorsaxophon Marie Birkholz, Stralsund 2. Tenorsaxophon N.N. Baritonsaxophon Matteo Schöttke, Drispeth Posaunen... Topics: Organ, Bigband, Billy Strayhorn, Alte Burg Penzlin, Duke Ellington, Festspiele...